An action-packed 1928 Silent 10 Chapter Serial with musical score by Andrew Earle Simpson.
Remastered in Hi-Definition from the only surviving 35mm tinted print
An inventor adds new innovations to an air company’s planes, prompting the owners of a rival company to set out to steal them. The stakes are sky-high as an airman and an aviatrix find themselves in constant peril, both on earth and above the clouds. Written by famed mystery novelist Arthur B. Reeve.
“Superior to the usual run of serials…full of thrills…” – Schenectady (NY) Gazette
“The Mysterious Airman” is “the thriller of his career” — Watertown [NY] Daily Times
SPECIAL FEATURES: Full-length commentary track by noted film historian and author, Richard M Roberts; Short Subject: “Flying Cadets” (1928); New York Censor Board File; Original Lobby Cards and Posters
1929 | 200 min.|Tinted|1.33:1|Not Rated
Robin E. Simmons –
A terrific silent serial that brings alive the danger and thrills of early aviation and it’s perils. Nice melodrama that engages and satisfies modern sensibilities. A special treat is seeing the world of the later 1920s come alive.
Thanks, Robin, glad you liked it!
Arnold Goldberg –
Fun serial I enjoyed it!